Friends of Kelsey Park

Kelsey Park is situated in Beckenham, in the London borough of Bromley. The Friends are a non-profit organisation founded in 1997, currently consisting of around 450 members, dedicated to its running and maintenance.

The Park opened on 31st May 1913, after the land was purchased by the people of Beckenham, for public use and enjoyment. It is a haven for all kinds of flora and fauna, with over 100 kinds of trees and over 65 species of birds having been recorded, a huge variety of flowers in the spectacular herbaceous border, and a vast array of wildlife.

There is something here for everyone - from rose gardens, water features, and nature trails, to tennis courts and a mini golf course, to a café and playground. Dog owners are welcome on the eastern side of the lake, while those seeking a more tranquil outing can find that peace on the other side on the main lawn by the herbaceous border.

For more information, feel free to look around the website, or visit the Information Centre, which is located near to the Manor Way entrance, and is open on weekends and Bank Holidays.

2024 Calendar

The 2024 Friends of Kelsey Park calendar is now available.
These are available at £6 for one or £10 for two, if collected.
They are also available for delivery, at an additional cost to cover postage.
They can be purchased by emailing

Upcoming Events

Friends of Kelsey Park Annual General Meeting, 24th November

The Annual General Meeting is to be held on Friday 24th November 2023 at 7.45 pm at St George’s Church Hall, Albemarle Road, Beckenham BR3 5HZ.

Save The Date - Quiz Night, 18th May, 2024

Put May 18th 2024 in your diaries, venue to be confirmed.

Can you spend a few hours to volunteer for the Friends of Kelsey Park?

The Committee and other volunteers work very hard to support the park that we all love. Any contribution in the Information Centre, to conservation and other tasks would be greatly appreciated. For more information please contact our Chair Wendy Hardy at Thank you.

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